March 25, 2017

A short Saturday digest for this weekend, featuring a review on dry habitat bacteria published on Nature Reviews Microbiology and an interesting piece on how knowledge of Systems Biology can aid in biochemical production challenges.

General microbiome

Review: Xerotolerant bacteria: surviving through a dry spell
Pedro H. Lebre – Nature Reviews Microbiology

Human gut microbiome

Review: Targeting the Microbiome in Heart Failure
Allyson Zabell, W.H. Wilson Tang – Current Treatment Options in Cardiovascular Medicine

Review: Gut microbiota: Neonatal gut microbiota induces lung immunity against pneumonia
Sabrina Tamburini & Jose C. Clemente – Nature Reviews Gastroenterology & Hepatology

Temporal dynamics of the gut microbiota in people sharing a confined environment, a 520-day ground-based space simulation, MARS500
Silvia Turroni – Microbiome

Review: Role of the small intestine, colon and microbiota in determining the metabolic fate of polyphenols
Gary Williamson & Michael N. Clifford – Biochemical Pharmacology

Microbial diseases

Review: Pathogenic Mechanisms of Cryptosporidium and Giardia
Gabriela Certad – Trends in Parasitology

Animal microbiome

Genome Reduction and Microbe-Host Interactions Drive Adaptation of a Sulfur-Oxidizing Bacterium Associated with a Cold Seep Sponge
Ren-Mao Tian – mSystems

Plant, root, and soil microbiome

Intercropping maize and common bean enhances microbial carbon and nitrogen availability in low phosphorus soil under Mediterranean conditions
Mourad Latati – European Journal of Soil Biology

Antibiotic and Heavy Metal Tolerance of Some Indigenous Bacteria Isolated From Petroleum Contaminated Soil
Jai Godheja – International Journal of Current Microbiology and Applied Sciences

Water, estuarine and marine microbiome

Sediment depth and habitat as predictors of the diversity and composition of sediment bacterial communities in an inter-tidal estuarine environment
Daniel F. R. Cleary – Marine Ecology

Metagenomic and Culture-Dependent Analysis of the Bacterial Diversity of a Hot Spring Reservoir as a Function of the Seasonal Variation
B. A. Kikani – International Journal of Environmental Research

Space and extremophile microbiome

Stratosphere Conditions Inactivate Bacterial Endospores from a Mars Spacecraft Assembly Facility
Christina L. Khodadad – Astrobiology

Built environment

Short-term Effects of Great Cormorant Droppings on Water Quality and Microbial Community of an Artificial Agricultural Reservoir
Il Han – Journal of Environmental Quality

Microbial biotechnology

Effect of bioaugmentation by cellulolytic bacteria enriched from sheep rumen on methane production from wheat straw
E. Gozde Ozbayram – Anaerobe

Systems biology solutions for biochemical production challenges
Anne Sofie Lærke Hansen – Current Opinion in Biotechnology

General microbiology

The Pangenome of the genus Clostridium
Zulema Udaondo – Environmental Microbiology

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